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tarnished joe paterno's legacy. let us know what you think at wnnfans.com. >> you saw a strung ing of the e-mails another one jim didn't get to, the former vice president, the only downside if the message isn't heard and acted upon we become vulnerable for not having reported it. they knew this was going on. and they failed to disclose it because of the potential ramifications for what it could do to the university. >> this isn't a cheating scandal or petty theft. the lives of students. criminal charges against administrators, civil suits from sandusky victims. and ncaa has not decided what it will do just yet. far from over. >>> now to the developing political story about mitt romney zeroing ian on a runningmate and former secretary of state condoleezza rice could be the top choice. the drudge report said rice emerged as a front-runner. rice recently e-mailed supporters saying 2012 could be a turning point for the country and the election is one of the most important of her lifetime. ann romney said we have been looking at picking a woman and i love the option as well. >>> a key figure at
figure at the center of the largest health fraud settlement in u.s. history is speaking out. a week after the company agreed to pay a fine, the whistle blower said he went to company officials with safety concerns about promoting drugs for unapproved uses and then heap says he was fired. he says the pun ushment should be more than just money. >> i hope that some of these people will eventually go to prison and i am not talking country club prison, i'm talking doing hard time. >> i think a lot of folks feel that way. he lost his job and his home. but under whistle blower rules he could be entitled to as much as a quarter of the civil fine in the case, the fine actually tops $1 billion. >>> parents are going to want to pay extra attention to this story. an abc news investigation uncovered a hidden danger in the dentist's office. children as young as 18 months old are given dangerous doses of anesthesia and sedatives for routine procedures. some times with deadly results. here's abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: for 8-year-old braven blanco, a routine trip to t
flippers. >> we'll be right back with more after this. stay with us. >> announcer: abc's "world news now" will continue after this from our abc stations. >>> will there is no shortage of advice on how we should eat, >>> well, there is no shortage of advice on how we should eat, stay fit and healthy. >> the gluten free trend is touted by olympic athletes. is it safe? terry moran reports. >> dana vollmer trying to make it a world record, as well -- yes! >> reporter: when dana vollmer won gold, americans cheered. one american with a special enthusiasm. >> congratulations to dana vol lmer, by the way, she set a world record in 100 meter butterfly and happens to be gluten free, gluten free, with a gold medal. >> reporter: liz haas -- elisabeth hasselback and millions more have a disorder that makes a person intolerant to gluten. but dana vollmer like more and more people, feels better when she stops eating foods containing gluten. what is gluten, protein in wheat, rye, barley, in soups, salad dressings and sauces. dr. frank litman is a practitioner of functional medicine and a prophet of goin
and it is their fight. it didn't take long for the fight to find us. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: we were walking through the valley when we started hearing gunshots and mild explosion and believe we may have walked into a bit of an ambush, possibly now we are caught in the cross fire the we can hear the gunshots coming from up there on the ridge. what we hear, that's the afghan army. they are leading this fight. and they are the ones returning the fire. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: with mortars and heavy machine gunfire surrounding us, american soldiers get involved. >> there has got to be somebody right up there. >> reporter: but they aren't in charge of this fight, the afghans are. the americans hoping they can handle it on their own. >> where are you hit? >> reporter: with casualties mounting. tempers flare. afghans argue and fight among themselves. in the end, the afghans realize they still need american help. they demand american fighter jets bail them out. the american air strike worked. but the reality is the victory is only temporary. american air support won't always be here to save the day. mohame
. visit us on facebook. ♪ we are family ♪ i got all my sisters and me > >>> oh, feel like a wedding. >> well now to a story that raises the question -- what makes a family? a virginia fitness club decided the answer was not two men and their child. >> it revoked the couple's family membership saying they weren't really family at all. abc's larry jacobs reports those were fighting words. >> reporter: the roanoke athletic club is an inviting place for a dip on a summer's day. but one couple were disinvited when the club said they and their 2-year-old son didn't qualify as a family. >> it was like somebody punched us in the stomach. from a place that we couldn't imagine there would be this discrimination and attack. >> they sued when word spread, an online petition won 40,000 signatures in their support. now the parent company, carilion clinic, has done an aboutface. the club said they will change their policy and offer memberships to cohabiting couples and their children that live with them. their lawyer is pleased, but -- >> we have come a long way and have a long way to go. >> repor
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then the story has taken off. >> reaction pouring in about the u.s. olympic uniforms, the red white and blue made in china. as abc's sharyn alfonsi reports there is a call for action. >> reporter: they're the men and women of team usa and when they march into london's opening ceremonies with the world watching, team usa will be wearing clothing almost entirely made in china. >> you look dashing. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: we outfitted our producer carlos and intern catherine in the official opening ceremony uniform and soon learned the all-american look by ralph lauren is not that american. made in china. this is china. china. from the beret all the way down to her bucks. made in china. every item made overseas. our reporting setting off a bipartisan backlash and rare agreement on capitol hill. >> they should be wearing uniforms that are made in america. >> you would think they would know better. >> they should take the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them. >> they should be made in america, showing our best not just athletics. >> this is america, we landed americans on the mo
, and from space we get the planets and us. this involves digging into atoms, deeper and deeper to reveal the incredibly small parts inside them so tiny it is not clear how they have any kind of substance. and that's where the higgs boson comes in, a particle that acts like glue, giving other particles mass. and 50 years of theory now momentous discovery unlocking new areas of research. peter higgs known as a quiet man is suddenly in the limelight. the particle he suggested in the '60s is recognized as fundamentally important. the giant machines that did research costs several billion pounds. and no one knows what spin-offs there might be. when the electron and dna were discovered it took decades to see their potential. the higgs boson could prove the same. david shukman, bbc news. >> that makes sense. >> it makes sense, yes. >> it makes a lot of sense. acts like glue and gives particles mass here. interesting side note, higgs is an atheist and hates the term god particle because of his religious belief. interesting. >> it is interesting. >> i was never good at physics. >> i understood th
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